MythTV Problem Solving Causes More Work

     Okay, this is the first techie note I’m writing on my site that will be syndicated to facebook. This happens every once in a while where I go through the process of doing something and want to record my steps for later. So for all of you facebook peoples who have clicked on this, I can assure you now that you’ll have no interest in this, but happy Fat Tuesday!      And now on with the geekyness… I’ve been...

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Firkin’s ass isn’t as smart as I thought

     I was going to write a whole thing about how smart Firkin’s feet are because I left my laptop open and went out and when I got back and turned it on, my password wouldn’t work. Usually I just get back and have to press Ctrl-Z until Firkin’s changes to my programs are fixed, but this time he pressed the power button which hibernated the machine. Since I thought the bastard had changed my password I could have...

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     Today is shaping up to be quite the day. Originally Brianne was working so I thought I’d just spend the day at home but then I talked to Tony and he invited me over so I went over to his place for a nice lunch, a couple rounds of pool and then we (he) played some guitar. Then I talked to Tom and he was going to replace a router so I said I’d come by and see what’s up with that and then I came to the office and...

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Next Year’s Superbowl Might Be Cooler for Rich Canadians

     According to this article on Digital Home’s site the CRTC is putting it’s foot down on HD signal substitutions. During the Superbowl on Sunday Global television substituted some of its HD feed for standard definition feed because it was theirs instead of CBS’. So the poor shmoes who are paying extra for high definition got to watch some ugly standard definition and the CRTC says no more. I think that’s...

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Drop Your Weapon! It’s too cold!

     This cold snap sucks. Word from the weather gurus is that it’s going to last for at least another seven days. I think my new location at the office could have contributed to this cold that I have that just won’t go away. I’m around the corner from the office so I have to go outside and then back in again to interact with co-workers, get coffee and mail and etc… I’m making a conscious effort to get...

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